Mexico’s elected leaders are considering a proposal that supporters say could take away some profits for drug cartels. The Mexico City government is reviewing a measure that could legalize marijuana sales in the capital.
During her time as the state’s chief executive, Gov. Jan Brewer has pushed for policies she thinks will make Arizona more business-friendly. One of her proposals currently moving through the legislature would get rid of a tax that brings in millions of dollars to the state.
Voters in Arizona and the Rocky Mountain West want their public lands protected and say the positions of candidates on conservation and land use could decide who gets their vote in the November elections.
People like the Yazidis, Coptic Christians, and Assyrians, who have survived persecution over the centuries and are now threatened by ISIS, other Islamists or civil war. These ancient religions offer many clues about the past.